March 2019

March 18 2019

New filing in Wazee vs. FHFA, click here to view.

Peter Chapman writes, “Wazee delivered its reply in support of its objection to FHFA and Treasury’s motion to dismiss to Judge Alejandro in Philadelphia this afternoon.”

American Banker: Crapo planning two days of Senate Banking hearings on GSE reform

March 14 2019

American Banker BankThink: Don’t leave community lenders behind on GSE reform

Credit Union Journal: Housing finance reform bill coming by 2020: Crapo

Seeking Alpha: FHFA Director Change May Stop Fannie/Freddie Sweep Soon

March 13 2019

CUNA: Sen. Crapo says housing finance, data, CFPB reforms are priorities

American Action Forum: Multifamily Housing and the GSEs

March 12 2019

Bloomberg: Gov’t Has Made a Lot of Money From Fannie and Freddie, Jim Millstein Says (Video)

American Banker: Conference call: What is the future of housing finance?

Builder Magazine: NAHB Aims to Tackle Top Housing Concerns in the Coming Year

Bill Maloni’s GSE Blog: Wonderful Letter, signed by a strong set of interests, but….

March 11 2019

Wall Street Journal: Private Investors Encroach on Fannie and Freddie’s Domain

Value Walk: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac preferred shares: “a solid investment” – Bove

American Banker: FHFA chief-to-be’s top priority: More capital for Fannie, Freddie

RIS Media: A Vision for Housing Finance Reform

ETF Trends: Fannie and Freddie Bet Paying Off

Bove Briefing: Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Waiting for Court Decision

March 8 2019

Wall Street Journal: Wall Street Votes to Support Single Bond for Fannie, Freddie

UPI: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac pose risk to taxpayers, GAO warns

March 7 2019

New filing in Angel vs. Fannie Mae, et al., click here to view.

Peter Chapman writes, “Judge Lamberth says that Virginia’s five-year statute of limitation and Delaware’s three-year statute of limitation apply to Mr. Angel’s breach of contract and breach of implied covenant claims, so his lawsuit was filed too late.”

Housing Wire: Housing industry to FHFA: Go slow on GSE reform

March 6 2019

American Enterprise Institute: More of the Same from 28 Members of the Housing Lobby as They Opine on How the GSEs Help “Preserve Access and Affordability”

Housing Finance: Pop Quiz With David Dworkin

March 5 2019

RESPA News: NAR to FHFA: Make GSE reform a priority

March 4 2019

New filing in Fairholme v U.S., click here to view.

Peter Chapman writes, “The government delivered the cross-referencing document Chief Judge Sweeney requested”

New filing in Bhatti vs. FHFA, click here to view.

Peter Chapman writes, “FHFA has alerted the Eighth Circuit to a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Aurelius v. Commonwealth finding that the restructuring work done by unconstitutionally appointed board members was not invalid and would not be vacated.”

New filing in Collins vs. FHFA, click here to view.

Peter Chapman writes, “FHFA has alerted the Fifth Circuit to the recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Aurelius v. Commonwealth finding that the restructuring work done by unconstitutionally appointed board members was not invalid and would not be vacated.”

American Banker: Housing groups urge FHFA’s Otting to be cautious on GSE reform

Law 360: Go Slow And Steady On GSE Reform, Groups Tell FHFA Head

 Market Watch: At CPAC, talk of ‘phasing out’ Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Scotsman Guide: Untangling the GSE Mess

Novogradac: New Head of FHFA Could Mean GSE Reform in 2019

Bill Maloni’s GSE Blog: GSE Cats and Dogs

March 1 2019

American Banker: GSE reform proposals have small lenders on edge

Housing Wire: The way to reduce taxpayer risk in the mortgage market

Mortgage Media: Michael Bright: Looking Under the Hood at Ginnie Mae, GSE Reform and Securitization

Chicago Agent Magazine: What’s ahead for FHFA nominee Mark Calabria?